13-Year-Old Suffers Burns After iPhone Catches Fire In Pants

School officials in Maine say a 13-year-old girl suffered first- and second-degree burns when her iPhone caught fire in her pants, reports WMTW. The trouble...

Facebook Unveils the “Paper” App, its Newsreader Service

Facebook, the world's largest social network, just stepped up its media ambitions with a bid to become a global news-reading hub. Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook...

Evernote Aims to Improve with New, More Customizable iPhone & iPad Apps

Evernote’s ongoing plan to improve its technology platform is taking another step forward today with the release of updated apps for iPhone and iPad....

Facebook Sees Huge Increase in Revenue from Mobile Ads

It’s a 22 minute drive from Sunnyvale to Menlo Park, but Yahoo and Facebook might as well exist on different planets. A day after Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tried to explain...

Angry Birds Website is Hacked After Report that NSA Used Game to Spy on...

Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment says the popular game's website was defaced by hackers, two days after reports that the personal data of its...

The Internet Gives Birth to 7 New Top-Level Domains Today

All you need to know about the new web suffixes  What's happening? Starting today (Jan. 29), the first seven of hundreds of new generic top-level web...

Yahoo Shares Fall; Data Shows Slowdown In Growth at Alibaba Group

Alibaba quarterly revenue grew 51% from the year-earlier period. While strong, that was down from growth of about 61% in the previous quarter Yahoo shares...

Tech Companies Allowed to Disclose More Info About Government Data Requests Under New Deal...

Internet companies will be allowed to disclose more information about how often the government requires them to turn over customer data as part of...

Microsoft Changes SkyDrive Name to “OneDrive” After Trademark Dispute

SkyDrive users will find themselves firing up a service with a different name sometime soon, but there’s no reason to panic: Their account files...

Phone Spying: Here’s How U.S. and U.K. Intelligence Agencies Target iPhone and Android Devices

According to the latest Snowden leaks, Britain's GCHQ can remotely control iPhones and Android devices using "targeted" tools. Meanwhile, the NSA can tap "leaky"...

Android Increases Lead Over iPhone in U.S., Europe, and China

The Android smartphone platform has extended its lead over Apple's iPhone in key markets including the United States, Europe and China, according to a...

Vice-President of Bitcoin Foundation, Charlie Shrem, Arrested on Drug-Trafficking Charges

The vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation was charged by federal prosecutors with conspiring to launder more than $1 million in the virtual currency, the latest...

Google and Samsung Sign 10-Year ‘Global’ Patent Agreement

Google and Samsung have signed a “global patent cross-license agreement” that covers the companies’ existing patents and future ones over the next 10 years. In...

23-Year-Old Beats Bill Gates at Chess

Newly crowned Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen took just nine moves to checkmate Bill Gates in a speed game to be aired later...

Google Outage: Multiple Google Services Go Down Briefly, and Internet Users Get Very Nervous

At about 2:15 p.m. eastern time Friday, Gmail users across the world began seeing Temporary Error (500) error message while trying to access their email...

Iconic Mac Rolls Up On 30th Anniversary: Reflections from a True Believer

Apple technology today is accepted worldwide by consumers and businesses alike. Still, attacks against the Mac continue unabated with the same 30-year-old refrains. by David Morgenstern (@dmorgenstern) At...

‘First-Ever Presidential Hangout Road Trip’ to Be Hosted by Google

President Obama will partner with Google for the "first-ever Presidential Hangout Road Trip," Google announced today. "Next Tuesday, at 9pm EST, President Obama will deliver...

Google CEO Eric Schmidt: For the Next 2-3 Decades, People Will be Competing with...

Google chairman, Eric Schmidt, has warned the jobs problem will be "the defining one" for the next two-three decades. He said given the constant development...

Lenovo to Buy IBM’s Low-end Server Business for $2.3 Billion

Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd has agreed to buy International Business Machine Corp's low-end server business for $2.3 billion in what would be...

Pope Francis Says the Internet is a ‘Gift from God’

This pope has wasted no time in embracing the Internet. A week after Jorge Mario Bergoglio was declared pope in a puff of white smoke...